Creative Ways to Meet Social Studies Standards


Are you a high school or middle school teacher looking for lesson plans that incorporate aging issues? You've come to the right place. This project was created to meet rigourous New York State standards by integrating issues of aging into the social studies curriculum for grades 7 to 12. On this website you can:


For questions, comments or suggestions, contact:
Dr. John A. Krout
Professor and Director
Ithaca College Gerontology Institute
Ithaca, NY 14850
(607) 274-1965
krout @ithaca.edu


updated 4/24/06




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The WOW panel (Wise Old Women) talks with social studies students at Ithaca High School about women's rights in the first part of the Twentieth Century.